Postgres destination table name truncation rules

Hi all,

I was wondering if the table names Airbyte choose in Postgres are deterministic when the table names are truncated.

We are syncing for many different users, with a prefix. We are relying on deterministic table names, even when they are truncated.


fzlty84iq0x9cv0 is the prefix we assigned.

But Airbyte is creating “2aa_dimensions” - it is not clear where “2aa” came from.

Can you please elaborate on truncation rules?


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Hey @Vijay_Alilaghatta,

Sorry for the wait. Not sure if you still need the answer here but is “dimensions” the name of a stream you’re loading data from?

I believe that the 2aa refers to the raw airbyte table name which is concatenated with the stream. I may be wrong though so here’s the PR that introduces our naming convention for destination table names:

Let me know if this answers your question!